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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on November 29th, 2015

Edmonton Flyers Hockey Club
Allan Cup Champions 1948

Team Roster
Jack Manson, Douglas MacLean "Andy" Anderson, Johnny Black, Elmer Kreller, Bill "Bing" Merluk, Gordon Roy "Gord" Buttrey, Andy Clovechok, Alexander Leitch Pringle, Elwin Ira "Al" Rollins, Freddie Smitten, James Albert "Bud" MacPherson, Bill Pettinger, Harvey “Pug” Young, Gordie Watt, Doug Lane, Louis Charles Carter "Lou" Holmes, Morey Rimstad, William "Bill" Mahar

Coach - Frank Currie
Trainer - Doug Hardy
Equipment Manager - Ira Stuart
Stickboy - Billy Morrissey

The 1947-48, Edmonton Flyers finished third in the standings of the Western Canadian Senior Hockey League, but defeated the Regina Capitals in the playoff Semifinals before winning the league championship with a 4 games to 1, plus a tie, victory over the Calgary Stampeders.

The Flyers were now in the Western Canada Allan Cup playoffs where they swept the Trail Smoke Eaters in four and defeated the Winnipeg Reo Flyers in five games after losing Game 1.

The Flyers now faced the Ottawa Senators in the Allan Cup finals, winning Game 1 in Regina, splitting the next two games in Edmonton before moving down the road to win the next two games held in Calgary to win the 1948 Allan Cup.

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